Volunteer Class Assistant for Summer Youth Programs

French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) - New York, NY

TemporaryEstimated: $36,000 - $49,000 a year
Department: Language Center

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York’s premier destination for French language and culture, seeks volunteer assistants for its summer camp programs for toddlers (ages 3 & 4), kids (ages 5 to 10) and Teens (ages 11 to 14).

Program Duration:
Jun 17 to Aug 9, 2019 from 9:30am-4:30pm (2 weeks minimum)

Main Responsibilities

Our assistants are passionate about kids’ education and about sharing language and cultural experiences. The ideal candidates will have the following:

An intermediate to advanced level of spoken French, sufficient to understand and speak with children, teachers, and parents without relying on English
Be 16 years old or more (high school, college, graduate student)
Interest and experience working with kids (babysitting, camp counselor, nanny, au pair…)

Daily activities will include but will not be limited to:
Prepare the classroom with the teacher before class
Welcome parents and kids to class
Play with children during the free play period
Assist the teacher with the organization of classroom activities
Provide individual help to children
Accompany children to field trips
Help the teacher maintain a proper learning atmosphere
Help tidy up the classroom
On your first day, you will be given a Metrocard that will last the duration of your schedule.

To Apply: If interested, please send your resume and cover letter in French to Elisabeth Spettel at espettel@fiaf.org.